Kings scheduled to play preseason tourney in Austria

Updated: March 2, 2007, 9:34 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings will prepare for next season's regular-season opener in London by playing an exhibition tournament in Austria.

The Kings will be one of four teams playing Sept. 25-26 in Salzburg. Joining the Kings will be teams from Salzburg, the Swedish Elite League and the Swiss National League.

The Kings will open the regular season Sept. 29 with the first of two games against the Anaheim Ducks at London's new 02 Arena, owned by AEG, the Kings' parent company.

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